North Valley Public Health

The services include:

  • Home and office visits for pregnant women and families with children
  • Child and teen check-ups for outreach and exams for eligible children ages birth through 20 years
  • Vision and hearing screening for school children
  • Referral and follow-up services for children with special needs
  • Activities aimed at reducing child abuse
  • Providing vaccinations for children and adults
  • Tracking immunizations through the Minnesota Immunization Information Connection (MIIC) registry system
  • Tracking the physical and emotional development of children ages birth through 5 years
  • Presentations for students about health issues

Other services include:

  • Foot care services
  • Long term care consults with a social worker for community well and those entering a nursing home
  • Minnesota Senior Health options-  nursing visits in the nursing home
  • Personal care attendant program screening
  • Public Health Preparedness activities
  • Health screenings for individuals such as blood sugar, cholesterol and hemaglobin

Marshall County is also a participant in the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP). The focus for this project is two-fold-to reduce obesity and tobacco use among Minnesota citizens.

For more information about North Valley Public Health, call (218) 745-5154.